bizcocho

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bizcocho

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin, based on Latin bis ‎(twice) + coctus ‎(cooked), referring originally to a type of bread baked twice so it would keep (compare Portuguese biscoito, French biscuit and Italian biscotto).

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bizcocho m ‎(plural bizcochos)

  1. sponge cake
  2. bisque (fired unglazed pottery)
  3. (Argentina) a kind of salty cookie
  4. (Uruguay) croissant
  5. (bizcocho de soletilla) ladyfinger

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